Full-time Faculty – Computer Information System…

Website Bristol Community College

Full-time Faculty – Computer Information System…



Department: Academic Affairs-STEM

Locations: Fall River, MA

Posted: May 15, 2023

Closes: Open Until Filled

Type: Full Time

Position ID: 162385

About Bristol Community College:

Bristol Community College is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! Bristol is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision of advancing a vibrant, diverse community through education, learner by learner. If you share a passion for helping students succeed and enjoy working in a community of innovative, inclusive, and collaborative colleagues, Bristol is the place for you!

As a Commonwealth of Massachusetts employer, Bristol offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including health, dental, life, long-term disability, retirement and paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay). We also offer tuition waiver discounts at the Commonwealth’s public higher education institutions. More information can be found on our http://www.bristolcc.edu/bristolcommunity/facultystaff/humanresources/benefits/.

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Full-time Faculty – Computer Information Systems Instructor

DEPARTMENT: Computer Information Systems

PRIMARY LOCATION: Courses may be held in the classroom at our Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, and Taunton locations; in the hybrid or online environment; and/or via other modalities as assigned.



Full-Time Faculty – Computer Information Systems will teach a full-time (15 credit hours per semester) schedule of computer information courses, but not limited to, teaching and developing curriculum/course material for computer programming, computer networking, cybersecurity, and video gaming offering student support through varied interaction. A list of potential courses can be found online in the Course Catalog. Courses may be held in the classroom at our Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, and Taunton locations; in the hybrid or online environment; and/or via other modalities as assigned. As part of our strategic goal to advance equity for underrepresented student populations, Bristol embraces and encourages the use of social justice, inclusive, and anti-racist pedagogies, and multicultural curricular initiatives.


• Teach a full-time (15 credit hours per semester) schedule of computer information systems courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.
• Prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course and student learning outcomes and General Education competencies as appropriate, according to the teaching modality of the course (online, face-to-face, and hybrid).
• Foster student success across the college’s diverse student body, and address equity gaps, through innovative teaching and learning approaches as well as curriculum development.
• Incorporate High-Impact Practices (HIPs) into curricular and pedagogical approaches, with emphasis on HIPs that provide students with real-world experiences such as Service-Learning and internship opportunities.
• Serve as academic advisor to assigned students.
• Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week.
• Serve on college committees as elected or appointed.
• Attend program, department, academic area, all-college and committee/council meetings.
• Recommend suitable instructional material, textbooks, and library acquisitions.
• Assess student learning and assign grades through equitable and inclusive pedagogies and assessment strategies.
• Use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues, to teach online as needed, and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate.
• Engage in professional development activities to address the college’s goals through participation in conferences, workshops, seminars, and professional associations to maintain excellence in the discipline and in the classroom.
• Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
• Participate in professional development opportunities to address the college’s goals related to technology, academic innovation and equity.
• Complete required trainings such as, but not limited to, Title IX, FERPA, Bloodborne Pathogens and Information Security.
• Adhere to workload as specified in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, to include duties such as, but not limited to, completing book orders, creating syllabi, verifying student enrollment, and submitting final grades by the contractual deadline.
• Demonstrate a sense of professionalism and consistently reflect Bristol’s core values while interacting with members of the Bristol community.
• Focus on the Commonwealth’s Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.
• Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.



NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all required qualifications must be met by date of hire.

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in computer information systems, computer science, or a related field with a minimum of two years of related experience. Professional experience in a subject area may also be considered as a substitution if the Master’s degree is not in the specified areas.
• Ability to teach foundational CIS courses in at least two of the following areas: computer programming (languages, databases, video gaming), computer networking (operating systems, administration, networking technologies), and cybersecurity (fundamentals, firewalls, risk management).
• Demonstrated proficiency using online technology and supporting technologies.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated experience with college level teaching or as a facilitator in a corporate or non-profit environment.
• Experience in curricular planning and assessment, as well as demonstrated use of High Impact Practices, technologies, and inclusive pedagogy to enhance student learning.
• The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
• Prior experience teaching online using a learning management system.
• The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.


• Doctorate in a related field.
• Demonstrated experience working on committees and within teams.
• Demonstrated commitment to closing equity gaps.
• Experience in community college teaching, advising, and/or curriculum development.
• Demonstrated proficiency with Blackboard.
• Graduate of Bristol’s Adjunct Certificate Program.
• 18 graduate credits in computer information systems, computer science, or related field.
• Ability to communicate in a language in addition to English.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Additional Information:

POSITION STATUS: Full-time, tenure track, MCCC/MTA unit position with benefits. This is an academic year position. The title of this position will be Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor, depending on the selected candidate’s experience.


SALARY: Minimum hiring salary $47,620 – $58,553 – actual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and in accordance with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), which may result in a higher salary than the stated range. Please refer to the New Hire Tables in the CBA for more information.

Application Instructions:

TO APPLY: Please complete our online application by clicking on the “Apply” button.


1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.

2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.

3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).

4) Those interviewed will be required to present a teaching demonstration on a topic of the committee’s choice.

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.

A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.

The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Bristol Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, TitleVII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Title IX & Equity Compliance Officer, Gia Sanchez at mailto:diversitytitleix@bristolcc.edu or 774.357.2264; the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination; the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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